How to disable auto-updates?

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How to disable auto-updates MacOS Mojave, Google Chrome?
I tried:
defaults write com.google.Keystone.Agent checkInterval 0
But nothing came. Google says that Google Software Updater needs to be disabled, but are there other ways? Any flags maybe extensions?

Alvard 630
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Please, do the following steps.

  • open finder
  • press cmd + shift + g
  • write / etc and press enter
  • copy hosts to the desktop
  • insert a line through a text editor tools.google.com
  • copy the file back from the table to the etc folder
Sargsyan 580

Thank you, Sargsyan

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